[CFP] The 5th Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST 2015)

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The 5th Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST 2015)


November 11-13, 2015 (Wed - Fri)
Yichang, China


The Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST) is a regional
federation of Semantic Technology related conferences. The mission of JIST
is to bring together researchers in Semantic Technology research community
and other areas of semantic related technologies to present their
innovative research results or novel applications of semantic technologies.

JIST 2015 solicits the submission of original research papers on Semantic
Web and other semantic technologies, as well as papers on applications of
semantic technologies.


* Topics of Interest for Regular Technical Sessions

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

** Ontology and Reasoning
- Ontology modeling, reuse, extraction, and evolution
- Ontology mapping, merging, and alignment
- Ontology evaluation
- Searching and ranking ontologies
- Reasoning over Semantic Web data
- New formalisms (such as probabilistic approaches)
- Lightweight semantics (linked data, microformats, etc.)

** Knowledge Graph
- Graph representation of knowledge graph
- Relation extraction for knowledge graph
- Schema induction for knowledge graph
- Evolution of knowledge graph
- Applications of knowledge graph

** Management of Semantic Web Data
- Languages, tools, and methodologies for Semantic Web data
- Database, IR, and AI technologies for Semantic Web data
- Robust and scalable knowledge management and reasoning on the Web
- Machine learning and information extraction on the Web
- Cleaning, assurance, and provenance of Semantic Web data, services, and

** Linked Data
- Publication of Linked Data
- Consumption of Linked Data
- Reasoning with Linked Data
- Search, query, integration, and analysis on Linked Data
- Integration and mash-up of Linked Data
- Mining of Linked Data
- Domain specific applications (eGovernment, disaster, life science etc.)

** Big Data and Semantics
- Ontology engineering for big data
- Ontology based data integration
- Big data verification using semantics
- Mapping big data and ontology

** Social Semantic Web
- Semantics for social media data
- Social network analysis with Semantic Web Technologies
- Querying, mining and analysis of social semantic data
- Social Semantic Web applications
- Semantic Web technologies for collaboration and cooperation
- Representing and reasoning about trust, privacy, and security

** Semantic Social Media
- Building ontologies for social networks
- Emergent semantics of social networks
- Semantics for sentiment/opinion analysis
- Sentiment analysis techniques on social media
- Applications of sentiment analysis

** Semantics and NLP
- Semantic Text Analysis
- Pragmatic and Discourse Analysis
- Syntactic and Semantic Mapping
- Automatic Annotation

** Semantic Multimedia
- Semantic multimedia metadata, ontology and management
- Multimedia content analysis and processing
- Multimedia-enriched Semantic Web
- Semantic multimedia applications
- Semantic annotations and recommendations

** Applications of the Semantic Web
- Semantic Web for large scale applications
- Semantic Web for desktops or personal information management
- Semantic Web for multimedia, sensors, and situational awareness
- Semantic Web for P2P, services, agents, grids, and middleware
- Semantic Web for software and systems engineering
- Mobile Semantic Web
- Interface for Semantic Web

* Submission

Submissions to JIST 2015 should describe original, significant research on
the semantic technologies. Submissions to JIST 2015 are expected to present
their claimed contribution, with clear evidence to support their claims.
All submissions will be critically reviewed by at least three members of
the program committee. To assess submissions, reviewers will judge their
relevance to semantic technologies, their originality, the technical
soundness of their proposed approach and the readability of the submission.

Submissions must be in PDF format, using the style of the Springer
Publications format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
Submissions must be no longer than *16* pages for REGULAR TECHNICAL
SESSIONS. Submissions that exceed this limit may be rejected without
review. JIST 2015 will not accept submissions that are under review for or
have already been published in or accepted for publication in a journal or
another conference. Accepted papers will be published in an LNCS

Papers can be submitted electronically via

* Important Dates

- Submissions Deadline: 23:59 (Hawaii Time), July 20, 2015
- Notification of Acceptance: August 26, 2015
- Camera-ready Deadline: September 7, 2015

- Conference: November 11-13, 2015

General Chairs
- Juanzi Li, Tsinghua University, China
- Wendy Hall,University of Southampton, UK

Program Chairs
- Guilin Qi, Southeast University, China
- Kouji Kozaki, Osaka University, Japan

Organized by: JIST Steering Committee

Received on Friday, 24 April 2015 12:53:13 UTC